Trekkers on the way to Mardi Himal Base Camp with Impressive Mt. Machhapuchare just straight above

Trekkers on the way to Mardi Himal Base Camp with Impressive Mt. Machhapuchare just straight above

MARDI HIMAL TREK


Type: Trekking

11 Days

Group size: 2-10

Mardi Himal trek located to the east of the most popular Annapurna Base Camp Trek, with quite trail waving through small winding paths, rhododendron forests out in the mountain landscape with fascinating mountain views of Annapurna range. This trek is a hidden gem of the region where you can experience real wild-life and real trekking-life, you will find yourself sharing the trail with just few other trekkers on the way to Madi Himal Base Camp with impressive view of Mt. Machhapuchare.

Scenic Pokhara is the usual starting point can be reach from Pokhara by plane/tourist bus/private vehicle, our default itinerary is designed with tourist bus option. After 1 hours drive from Pokhara take us to Kande where the trek begin toward Australian Camp, situated at top of the hill with incredible view of the Annapurna mountain range over the valley. From here the trail getting more and more quite take us through several villages with chance to spot wild life and flowers on the way, within two days we reach High Camp, here the virgin mountain of Machhapuchhare is so close as she can enter your dreams. Day later get up early for morning hike to Mardi Himal Base Camp with impressive Machhapuchare mountains are with you every steps of the way. Reaching the base camp, you get lost in the laps of the Himalaya mountains Annapurna south (7,219 m/23,684ft), Mardi Himal (5,586m/18,330ft), Hiunchuli (6,441 m/21,131ft) and Machapuchare (6,993m/22,943ft). Descent back to High Camp then Low Camp then take difference route toward Shiding where the trek ends. Next day drive to Pokhara and relax yourself with tasty food with a cold beer in lake side to end the journey.

Trip Note: Trekkers has more time can extend a visit to Ghorepani Poon Hill for a beautiful panorama view of the Annapurna range or take some relax day in lakeside Pokhara

 

HIGHLIGHTS

➡ Morning sunrise with the color changing magic over Annapurna Mountain from Australian Camp

➡ Quite Trails through differences landscape passing several villages to Rhododendron forest then out into the mountains

➡ Impressive Machhapuchare are with you every steps of the way

➡ Losing yourself in the ring of the Himalaya mountains Annapurna south (7,219 m/23,684ft), Mardi Himal (5,586m/18,330ft), Hiunchuli (6,441 m/21,131ft) and Machapuchare (6,993m/22,943ft)

➡ Treat yourself delicious food with a cold beer by the lake side of Pokhara

 

ITINERARY


Mardi Himal Trek - Elevation Chart

Day 1&2 Kathmandu

Day 3: Drive to Pokhara

Day 4: Drive to Kande (1,770m/5,807ft), 1 hour - trek to Australian Camp (2,165 m/7,103ft) 3 hours

Day 5: Trek to Forest Camp (2,550 m/8,366ft), 4-5 hours

Day 6: Trek to Low Camp (2,990 m/9,809ft) then continue to High Camp (3,580 m/11,745ft), 6-7 hours

Day 7: Day hike to Mardi Himal Base Camp (4,500 m/14,763ft) and return to High Camp, 6-7 hours

Day 8: Trek to Sidhing (1,850 m/6,069ft), 6 hours

Day 9: Drive to Pokhara 3 hours, enjoy free time in Pokhara

Day 10: Bus from Pokhara – Kathmandu

Day 11: Kathmandu

 

MAP

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ACTIVITY LEVEL

Moderate

On trekking we will be hiking 3–7 hours per day and some day ascents/descents on steep mountainous terrain at elevations ranging from 1,770m/5,807ft to a maximum of 4,500 m/14,763ft. 

Maximum Elevation

Mardi Himal Base Camp at elevation of 4,500 m/14,763ft

BEST SEASON

Spring and Autumn

Spring time (Mar-May) Rhododendron blooming in many places give this trip an extra appeal. Autumn (Sep-Dec) sky are generally clear with outstanding views.

Lower season

Flowers and plants are at their growing peak during monsoon (Jun-Aug). In winter time (Dec-Feb) it is cold but the view is excellent.

FEATURE MOMENT


International airfare to/from Kathmandu are not included in the adventure cost.

Accommodation Style

We will stay 4 nights in comfortable hotels and 5 nights in mountain lodges with basic facilities.

Travel Logistics

Porters will transport our gears, have good health and insurance

Click here for more detail on what to expect

GROUP SIZE: 2-10

TREKKING ESSENTIALS

 

 

EASY BOOKING STEPS

 


 
 

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